Thursday, November 5, 2009

20 Solution-Focused Techniques

This video contains a description of 20 of the most well known solution-focused techniques. The solution-focused approach is a simple and effective approach to change was invented and developed by Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg and their co-workers. Initially, the solution-focused approach was applied in the field of psychotherapy. Today, it is applied in many fields. The interest in the approach is growing strongly. In the organizational setting, the approach has often proven its usefulness both in individual coaching and in organizational development. The approach is positive and realistic at the same time. It acknowledges problems without focusing too long on them, it helps making desired results explicit, it helps finding out what works to make progress in the direction of those results and it invites you to do more of what works.

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